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Wildfire Golf Club

5350 E Marriott Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85054-6147
+1 888-705-7775
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36 beautiful holes, very close to Phoenix and Scottsdale

Great courses, excellent staff. Played the Palmer course, more traditional layout, compared to the... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Robbyremi19605
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Reading, Pennsylvania
Great facility

Played for the first time last week and was pleasantly surprised at the the high level of golf and... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Deane P
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Designed by Arnold Palmer, Wildfire Golf Club offers an upscale golf course in Phoenix, Arizona, situated in the high Sonoran desert. The club delivers a target golf experience at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pro shop” (15 reviews)
“in great shape” (12 reviews)
“tee times” (8 reviews)
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5350 E Marriott Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85054-6147
Desert Ridge
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Great courses, excellent staff. Played the Palmer course, more traditional layout, compared to the Faldo links. Requires position off the tee and accurate irons. Enjoyed the course, the staff, and the food. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Played for the first time last week and was pleasantly surprised at the the high level of golf and service here. Played the Palmer course and it was in excellent shape from tee to green. Moderately challenging for all levels of players. Staff was friendly...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We played the Palmer course on a Monday, nice course, not difficult, fast pace. Had a tee time for the Faldo course on Friday. Two empty tee times before us, but the starter sent us to the wrong course where we waited for a looooonnngggg...More

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MarriottDesertRidge, Manager at Wildfire Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for your review. We sincerely apologize for your experience at the Wildfire Golf Club. Please reach out to us with your contact information so that we may speak with you in further detail. Thank you and we hope to have an opportunity to...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Helpful staff with a great practice facility.Both courses are more playable than Grayhawk with better all round conditioning at a better price.

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

This is a very nice course in they valley. It's not like the courses up in the hills so a little less scenic but we still really enjoyed our round. Pro shop is very nice and staff were all great.

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We played the Faldo track. Beautifully manicured, it was an very enjoyable round of golf. Despite over 180 traps, I thought the course was generally fair. The issue is price. While exorbitant greens fees are not unusual in Phoenix-Scottsdale this time of year I feel...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Playing the Faldo course means lots of traps, desert and tough greens. The winds seemed to stay in our face the entire time. Greens are quicks and tricky. But, very scenic and fun.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Lots of sand traps at the golf course but they didn’t get in the way (most of the time). The course itself was actually very nice and I really enjoyed the time spent on this course. We even saw some local wildlife (bobcat, road runner,...More

Thank Blake P
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

Continuing my quest to golf all of the Metro Phoenix area... This course was easy to find on the JW Marriot Resort.   The bag drop was convenient and close to parking.    Had to hoof it a little ways to the club house, proshop...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Played the Faldo track for the first time. Heard there was more than 100 traps on the course. There must be more! Not overly long from the tips or blues but Sir Nick anticipated numerous shots and dumped a trap there. He even throws one...More

Thank Ed B
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garyjune56
April 29, 2018|
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Response from Vic I | Reviewed this property |
It's the back nine of both courses.
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Brendan W
May 31, 2017|
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Response from MarriottDesertRidge | Property representative |
Thank you for your golf inquiry. To rent golf clubs at our Wildfire Golf Club, the cost would be $40.00 per golfer. With each rental, you will receive 6 golf balls. Taylor Made is the brand of clubs and balls that we use... More
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Jan T
March 30, 2015|
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Response from MarriottDesertRidge | Property representative |
Absolutely! Please reach out to the Golf Club directly, Toll-Free at (888) 705-7775 for full details.
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